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My Web Design
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Glenn K.
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I could not have asked for anyone better I would highly recommend My Web Design for anyone. They are top-notch

ThinkIt Web Design
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sarah H.
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Having my website created by ThinkIt Web Design, I was able to increase my consumer base by 60 percent! The professionalism and individualism of the customer service I received from ThinkIt Web Design is unparalleled.

  • 18 years in business
Brittanie F.
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I could not recommend JChambo more! The pictures were outstanding and I received them quickly! :)

Brad Atwell
5.0
from 1 review
  • 12 years in business
Fernando M.
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Amazing work! Brad Atwell absolutely nailed our packaging desgin and brand execution, exceeded expectations. He is an artist and visionary storyteller that helped us refresh our globally recognized brand by creating strategy-driven design solutions, unique content, and experiences. His work helped stimulate bold actions internally and produce lasting impact among our core consumers. All of his work is underlined by his core philosophy, “Discard everything that means nothing to create something meaningful and lasting.” Working with him was truly a partnership and we felt that he listened carefully to our input and distilled it into a unique brand system that works for our products, our customers, and our bottom line. We very much look forward to working with him again.

  • 4 years in business
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I provide the following services: * Graphic Design * Photography * Videography * Video Editing * T-Shirt Design & Production * Audio Recording

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Good design makes me smile. Good design can make a difference. Good design can help people. Good design is invigorating. Good design is photography. Good design is everywhere. Good design inspires. Good design can change the world. Good Design adds to the bottom line.

  • 7 years in business
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During recent years, I have had the chance to hone my design capabilities in different ways. While working towards a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, I gained hands-on experience as a freelance designer. Among my clients are local Aurora businesses and the Dieterich Elementary School in Aurora, Illinois. I created designs for their multiple fund-raisers and promotions ranging from ads to business cards. In these projects, I have worked with Mac OS X, as well as Windows. In addition, I have in-depth knowledge of top design software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Using these programs, I created a poster to advertise a winter course at my university, North Central College, and I worked closely with the professor to achieve the desired product. I have learned that good communication and listening skills are essential for a graphic designer, as the customer's needs and concerns come first. I am a team player to the core but am also at ease when working alone. I have attached a copy of my resume as well as a link to my online portfolio for your reference. I hope you will find enough evidence of my capabilities as a graphic designer. Thank you for taking the time to go through my profile. If you would like me to provide further information or to set up an interview, please don't hesitate to call or e-mail me. Sincerely, Karen Riscos

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Fusing aesthetic with strategy and emotion, our collaborative design visually conveys your distinct message, so you stand out amid the competition, and strengthen your position in the marketplace. What does that mean for you? Rule29 specializes in strategic design based on the unique values, audience, culture, and key messages of you, our client. By applying a well-defined creative strategy to every aspect of your brand, we transform the raw information of what you do and who you are into a striking visual message—one that arrests the attention of your audience in your online, print or environmental presence. We believe that strategy + great design = making creative matters. We are ready to listen and make creative matters for you. Our specialties are: • Brand Strategy • Logos • Brand Management • Design • Advertising • Packaging • Social Media • Web Design • Mobile App • Books

  • 6 years in business
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What you say defines who you are. How you say it determines who will listen and how they will engage. Youtech's branding development and implementation process can launch your company profile to a new level of patron awareness. The web developers at Youtech & Associates have practical years of creative design and comprehensive consulting experience. Offering a captivating array of sleek designs and the confidence of platform reliability, Youtech specializes in professional layouts and trendsetting web creations. Knowing your target base is vital. The Youtech team has an extensive background in target market research, which ensures proper company branding and achievable goal strategies. Affordable, customizable and dynamic, their state-of-the-art, consumer-friendly sites are powered by the latest HTML5 and CSS3 technology to maximize quick response and the proverbial 'wow' factor. Take advantage of a free in-depth consultation offering. When it comes to the Internet, you never get a second chance on a first impression!

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We provide branding, web design, and web development services geared towards small and medium-sized businesses. We will use the technology/tools that meet your needs today, as well as grow in the future. Some key technologies we employ are PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, ExtJS, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

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I am working in a software company based in 571 North Ana Lane, Romeoville, IL, US, 60446. We are providing all kinds of website services, development, designing, customization, integration, mob application, web application, CMS, SMM, on- and off -page SEO, etc. For front end, we are using HTML5, CSS, Dreamweaver, Coral Draw, and Illustrator. For development, we use PHP or WordPress as they are customized and are very preferable from Google's point of view. Google prefers these platforms for better ranking or any language (i.e. ASP.net, JavaEE (Servlets), WebObjects, web2py, OpenACS, Catalyst, Mojolicious, Ruby on Rails, Grails, Django, Zend Framework, Yii, CakePHP or Symfon).

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Systemtek Technologies is a Naperville web design and internet marketing firm that offers one-stop solutions to small- or medium-sized businesses in the Chicago metropolitan area. Our highly qualified website developers, SEO consultants, programmers, and social media experts work together to deliver the results to you -- reach more customers, get found anywhere, and join the conversation online.

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I help people make their mark. I also help them make their designs, their printed materials and their websites.

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I offer full-service graphic design for print and web. I also do writing/editing, promotion and marketing and illustration.

  • 7 years in business
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Hi, I’m Brian. An aspiring Graphic Artist and Photographer who takes his work seriously. I have 6 years of experience as a remote graphic designer and has shot many events including video for weddings and local showcases. I graduated from Westwood College October 2015. I use up to date software and knowledgeable of Adobe Master Suite. Please look over my portfolio. I believe with my knowledge and experience I’m qualified, thank you .

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Do you need a designer who has a unique aptitude for reading, understanding and interpreting people's needs? Several years of customer service, international travel, and volunteer work has given me an advantage over other graphic designers who are lacking important interpersonal skills. My creative versatility offers the ability to present a broad range of solutions when producing graphic design work. Priding myself on being a very organized and ambitious self-starter, I thoroughly research a topic before beginning the first sketches of any design. Finding it comforting and reassuring for my clients, I include them every step of the way. Communication is the key to perfecting the design. Professional illustration, logo, web, presentation, and brochure design, are just the beginning of my range of graphic design services. An expert with Adobe CC, Keynote/Power Point, photography and image manipulation, I can offer a unique perspective on design by incorporating my own illustrative touches. With more than 5 years of experience operating a successful design business as well as working full-time as an in-house graphic designer for an international company. I have the knowledge and creativity you need to get the job done.

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We offer website design and development. Current projects include DuPageAngler.com, Chicagoland's fastest-growing fishing website, and GopherArrowheads.com, one of Texas' leading arrowhead-hunting websites.

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We provide a full suite of brand marketing services and technology services to enhance customer interaction and awareness. Our focus is to best utilize client details to gain the highest possible return on their investment. We offer consulting to our clients that enable them the ability to understand where the current marketplace is in regards to Internet marketing and build a strategy that enhances their overall results specifically around their needs.

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I utilize my knowledge, experience, and ability to produce creative work desired for any needs. My creativity lies in branding, Photoshop, InDesign, illustration, packaging, typography, basic computer skills, and customer service.

  • 5 years in business
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What sets me apart from other web design firms is the personalized service I provide. As my client you won't have to worry about who to speak to when you call your web design firm - I will always be your direct contact. As a freelance web designer I can show you how an effective website and marketing campaign can help your business become more profitable. Too often I have clients come to me from other firms that were grossly overcharged for services, mistreated and ignored. I take pride in the fact that I listen to clients needs. I work cooperatively with clients to create the perfect website that will not only be visually appealing, but also increase profitability.

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With over 5 years of graphic design experience, I specialize in logo creation, branding, and corporate identities. If you have an idea that needs that designer touch or you want to start a project completely from scratch, feel free to contact me!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Why should you hire a web designer?

Your website is often the first thing your customers see when they’re searching for a business or service on the web. As the face of your organization, your website needs to be attractive and functional, offering the latest features that users now expect. To plan and design a site that both reflects your company’s mission and values and appeals to customers takes a professional web designer. While free online services can help people set up websites, web designers can provide a unique solution made specifically to meet customers’ personal or business needs.

Most web designers offer a wide variety of services to make your website aesthetically pleasing and easy to use. Modern web design must be mobile-friendly and scalable, capable of expanding to include a blog, social media sites, and even video streaming; web designers are experts at integrating various web technologies. They can build the site, add functionality, test it, launch it on a live server, and track and maintain its performance.

In addition to web design and graphic design, some web design providers also offer development and security services, including search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing and management, logo design, site maintenance, domain registration and hosting, protection against malware, and digital marketing and content services.

How much do web designers charge?

The average cost for hiring a web designer varies greatly depending on the scope of the work, which may range from building a site from scratch to rebranding an existing one, as well as the amount of content and graphics the designer will create. In general, the more complex the project, the more time the design agency will have to spend. Because web designers often work on an hourly basis, the longer the project, the higher the costs; you can count on the web designer spending at minimum 10 hours to create a very basic website with just a handful of pages with few elements. Prices also depend on the designer’s skill set, the process, and the company’s rates. In general, the national average cost for a basic website package starts at $500, but a customized website can cost as much as $2,000 or more. Here are typical average hourly rates, broken out by the complexity of the work:

  • Basic layout and user interface: $15-$40 per hour
  • Content management system design: $20-$50 per hour
  • Custom website design with custom code: $45-$75 per hour

What should you look for in a website designer?

A professional web designer creates the look and feel of your website, collaborating with you to choose colors, creating logos and other branding materials, establishing page layouts, and creating sample pages. An important part of web design is making sure the site is functional, meets your goals, and is easy for users to navigate. When you’re looking to hire a web designer, start by reviewing the person’s portfolio. Look for samples of work that match what you envision for your website, including experience building the types of pages or features you want. Make sure the web designer is familiar with your industry and understands both industry trends and web design trends — an old-fashioned or out-of-touch site will turn customers away rather than intrigue them.

Because web designers tend to work as freelancers on a project basis, they must be excellent communicators, willing to manage their own work, and available on your schedule. Some critical skills, such as working collaboratively and responding enthusiastically to feedback, aren’t core to good web design, but make working with a web designer much easier. Finally, look for a web designer who has cross-functional knowledge, such as understanding marketing and conversion rate optimization in addition to web design.

What do you look for in a web design company?

The web design company you choose must be able to interpret your company’s mission and identity and turn it into an appealing website that connects with potential customers. They must help you reach your target audience and meet your business goals. A web design agency should have on staff both talented web designers, with fresh ideas and extensive technical and creative skills, and a marketing team that knows how to drive traffic to your site, encourage visitor engagement, and convert visitors into customers. Web designers should be able to build in search optimization and integrate your site with a content management system and e-commerce tools. Look, too, for a website design company that understands responsive design and can optimize your website for mobile devices and desktop browsers. The right web design company understand current design and website trends, has experience building sites in a variety of industries (not just yours), and has an expansive portfolio of live websites. Finally, don’t simply hire the cheapest bidder — in web design, as in all things, you get what you pay for.

How do you hire a web designer?

You’ve determined that the best way to create a professional, modern, mobile-friendly new website is to hire a professional web designer to build it. To hire the best person for the job — and to get the web design that best fits your company’s identity — it’s important to ask a few key questions:

  • What’s the scope of the work? Will the website be basic with just a few pages about your company, its services, and contact information? Or will it also have an e-commerce section for online shopping, a blog, or content for visitors to download? Before you hire a web designer, make sure you have a thorough, specific list of the components you must have the designer include in the web design.
  • What do you want your website to look like? Consider websites that are similar to the one you’d like to build, ideally in the same industry or serving similar types of customers. Build a set of examples of types of pages, design aspects, and website features that you can hand off to the web designer — the person you hire should have experience creating websites with the features you want. If they don’t have the right skill set, they’re not the right pro for you.
  • What’s the web designer’s start-to-finish process? What will the final deliverable be? Before you hire someone, make sure their availability works with your timeline and that their process meets your expectations. Most important is finding a web designer who will work collaboratively with you to create a successful online presence.
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